Most first-time visitors to Perth say the same thing - why didn't I know how good it was?
With the mining boom over, Western Australia is placing a new focus on tourism, with Perth at the centre of its efforts.
Perth's famous beach precinct and its landmark 1980s hotel have undergone much-needed makeovers.
If you don't mind the smaller room size, the hotel's location is definitely a win for visitors to the city.
The Intercontinental brings a level of luxury to Perth's city centre that aims for stylishness over opulence and it achieves its aims well.
There’s only one thing better than flying on one of the world’s best airlines and that’s flying on two of the world’s best airlines.
Aloft Perth is not the city's best located hotel, but its fashionable vibe will appeal to young (and young at heart) travellers.
Western Australia's capital is one of the most isolated cities on earth, separated from Australia's other major cities by the vast, desolate Nullarbor Plain. But this hasn't stopped Perth from becoming a popular destination, home to great weather, stunning beaches and surrounded by natural beauty. Visit Rottnest Island for a day of snorkelling or fishing or watch a spectacular sunset from Cottesloe Beach.